Scott G. Edwards

Partner

Dallas

214-346-3729
sedwards@hartlinebarger.com
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One of the founding partners of the firm, Scott Edwards is a trial lawyer who handles complex, high-stakes litigation throughout the United States. Scott has served as lead trial counsel and national counsel for major automobile and tire manufacturers. He has also represented manufacturers of heavy trucks, scaffolding, lifts, industrial equipment and tools, material handling equipment, appliances, electrical equipment and collision repair equipment. Scott’s practice encompasses a broad range of litigation, including product liability, general negligence, premises liability, toxic tort, personal injury defense, trucking, commercial and deceptive trade practices/warranty.

Education

  • Baylor University, J.D., cum laude, 1988
    • Phi Delta Phi, National Order of Barristers
    • ABA/TYLA Mock Trial Regional Champion and National Semi-Finalist
    • National Moot Court Regional Champion and National Quarterfinalist
  • Baylor University, B.A., cum laude, 1985

Bar + Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Consumer Products & Retail
  • Chemical & Environmental
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing

Litigation Experience

  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death 
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Warranty & Deceptive Trade
  • Named 2024 Lawyer of the Year for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants for Dallas/Fort Worth Area by The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Texas Super Lawyers® (Personal Injury - Products Defense) by Thomson Reuters (2009-2023)
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White, Inc. (2020-2024)
  • Named Among the Top 50 Attorneys of Dallas for 2023 by Attorney Intel®
  • Selected for inclusion in D Magazine's Best Lawyers in Dallas (2012-2019)
  • Lifetime Achievement Selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys®
  • Selection to America's Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators®
  • Selection to Best Attorneys of America, Lifetime Member
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Bar Association• State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Product Liability Advisory Council
  • Trucking & Transportation
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